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Books about Communication


Leverage: How to Get it and How to Keep it in any negotiation   In the Line of Fire: 

 Leverage — the real or imagined advantage one holds — is the most important tool in a negotiation. Anyone who wants to consistently win at the negotiating table needs to master the art of gaining and maintaining leverage. This book helps readers maximize their negotiation skills by showing them how to recognize and use these often hidden trump cards.

  How to Handle Tough Questions…When It Counts
by Jerry Weissman

Whether you’re a classroom teacher or the President, this book will help you be an effective communicator. This book is so insightful, reading it feels like cheating.



10 Days to Faster Reading   How to Talk to Anyone
Speed reading used to require months of training. Now you can rev up your reading in just a few minutes a day. With quizzes to determine your present reading level and exercises to quickly introduce new skills, this book is a must for anyone feeling pressed for time.
  92 Little Tricks for Big Success in Relationships
Hypocrisy and the Politics of Politeness:    

Manners and Morals from Locke to Austen


by Jenny Davidson

This book offers fascinating insights into the politics of eighteenth-century manners.



Books about Public Speaking

You’re Too Kind :   Word Origins … and How We Know Them

 A Brief History of Flattery

: Etymology for Everyone

by Anatoly Liberman

”Word Origins is chock full of intriguing, accessible insights into how our language has evolved, mutated and otherwise morphed over thousands of years.”